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A script language for beamer animations?

This is a follow-up question to Clever beamer animation? Writing a script that changes a tikz picture in beamer? as suggested there, I will put a bounty on this one. What I seek is a set of macros, ...
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Recommended workflow for fixing several nasty frames in beamer?

I have a pretty long presentation: a course comprising a couple of hundreds frames. Occasionally, I go over the presentation, notice a few corrections in distinct frames. Fixing these requires a ...
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Beamer notes on secondary screen doesn't work

I am writing a presentation for at introduction to latex and think it would be nice to show how I have my presentation-notes on my laptop screen (Macbook Air) using Beamer. But it just won't work. ...
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Change papersize of selected slides in beamer

Is it possible to change the papersize of some frames in beamer? I know you can change the global papersize using\geometry{papewidth=,paperheight=} in the preamble, but assuming you want to change the ...
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How to visualize dimensions of frame components in beamer?

Is there a package to visualize dimension of all frame components (head/footline, sidebars, navigation bar etc) in beamer? I tried to search for something similar to layout package, but did not ...
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Arguments of R Functions in Beamer with knitr

I'm using helpExtract.R function (can be obtained from here) to get arguments of R functions in Beamer with knitr. My (.Rnw) MWE is \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{ragged2e} %new code ...
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Nested columns in beamer

I would like to make an A0 poster using the beamerposter package. The poster content should appear in block environments, for which I need a flexible and clean layout handling. In particular, I need ...
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With beamer, prevent animation from restarting on 2-step slide

I have a slide with an animation with autoplay on the top and two graphs at the bottom. The graphs appear in two stages. At the moment, the animation restart when I go to the second step, how I can ...
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Display beamer headline in frames conditional on section and subsection environments

I'm trying to create a beamer presentation (in LyX) where frames conditionally display a headline containing section and subsection navigation depending on (a) whether a frame is in a section ...
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\makeatletter within a beamer frame: how?

Within a beamer frame (not outside) makeatletter (or \catcode\@=11`) does not work. \documentclass{beamer} \makeatletter \def\my@command{My at command} \def\myatcommand{\my@command} \makeatother ...
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Controlling when a footnote appears in beamer presentation

In my beamer presentation I am have multiple slides of the form \frame{ \frametitle{FRAME TITLE HERE} \begin{itemize} \begin{columns} \begin{column}{2in} \item \onslide<1-> TEXT ...
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Presentation including today's date in beamer?

The challenge here it create a beamer presentation such that it would show the date in which it was used, not the day it was compiled. \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \begin{frame} I ...
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Timeline for overlapping (multi-year) events

I'd like to generate a timeline similar to the one shown below: [original at: http://www.projects.science.uu.nl/tm5/TM5_PW/TM5_presentations_May2011/basu.pdf] How can I go about doing that? ...
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Beamer: problem with \framezoom and XeLaTeX

I have a problem getting the \framezoom command to work when compiling with XeLaTeX, using fully updated MikTeX 2.9. Here is an example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{mwe} \begin{document} ...
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Bibliography in blocks in beamer

Is it possible to write the bibliography in a block in each frame in beamer? I have used the following code to split the bibliography into frames: \begin{frame}[allowframebreaks] ...
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tikz figure on beamer

How could we make the following figure, while having in each "click" one curve with a comment for it, and at the end having the whole shape? For the tikz figure How could I make curves in that way ...
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Indexes using datagidx where multiple terms have a single index entry

I'm building off of an example here from the LaTeX Community. What I want to do is create an index where multiple terms link to the same word in the index. So for example if the terms toyota, ford, ...
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Beamer 3.30 with helvet - Problem with upper-case Greek

Since I updated to latex beamer 3.30 last week, I do not get upper-case Greek letters anymore with the "helvet" package - they are replaced by black boxes instead. This is an example: ...
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How to show auto-frame-break counter in beamer frame subtitle?

In beamer, I use a convention of inserting the section title as frame title and then providing a more specific title as subtitle. In this case, I think it makes more sense for me to show the ...
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Is it possible to create red/blue 3d color in LaTeX?

Is it possible to create a red/blue 3d effect in LaTeX using a preexisting package? If not, would anybody have any insight into how to go about this? I am planning to make a beamer presentation on 3d ...
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Using `external` selective for TikZ-pictures

For the following example: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc,external} \usepackage{pgfplots} \tikzexternalize \begin{document} ...
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Beamer - Textblock and Show notes on second screen

my question might seem to have been already asked in Absolute positioning in beamer when using `show notes on second screen`: text on wrong page or in Title picture misplaced in Beamer when using ...
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PgfPlots bar with missing data causes columns to be “misplaced”

I looked for a similar problem here in SE but I couldn't find it. It's just driving me crazy :| Here is a MWE: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames, 10pt, pdflatex]{beamer} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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Problems with right text margin in user-defined beamer class

I started to rebuild the cooperate design of my research group (designed in powerpoint) with an own document class based on the beamer package itself. Basically, I managed to get everything ...
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creating beamer frame templates

I am creating a beamer theme. As part of the theme, I would like to create some frame templates with specific layouts. The simplest of these is a static frame that includes a single graphic centered ...
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Showing margins/frames in beamer slides

With a regular article/report/... class, you can use the showframe package to draw outlines of where the various regions of the page lie. I cannot get the same functionality with beamer, however. ...
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Using pstool with beamer

I would like to use pstool with beamer to create a presentation in pdflatex with figures processed by psfrag. However, as the simple example below shows, the figures are processed using the beamer ...
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How to add navigation circles to Copenhagen theme in beamer?

I would like to ask if there is a way to add navigation circles to the Copenhagen theme. Let me expalin it better: 1. on the left hand side of the header there is a list of the sections. 2. on the ...
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Beamer/Beamerposter Line spacing in title doesn't seem to work

I'm trying to increase the linespacing in the title section, and I feel like I've tried a lot of things, but none of them seem to work. Whenever I use \fontsize{32}{36}, the second parameter doesn't ...
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How can I style tables in LaTeX beamer?

I use pandoc to generate LaTeX beamer presentations. To get the look I want I have created a theme myself. I have managed to get the look and feel I want in my presentations but I cant figure out how ...
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Beamer equivalent of Keynote's old web view

Is there a beamer package that will display a non-static, locally hosted web page? I think I am looking for something similar to Keynote's old web view, but since I have Keynote 09, I'm in a pickle. ...
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Is it possible to make AUCTeX preview of equations work with beamer?

When I generate preview images (using C-c C-p C-p) for the following document, the images are correctly generated but they are placed in wrong places in the buffer. Is it just me or MS Windows users? ...
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Beamer - handoutWithNotes not working properly

I'm using the handoutWithNotes package but I have the problem that whenever the number of slides is not a multiple of the number of slides per page, too many notes pages are printed. As an example, ...
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Color Gradient between block and blocktitle leave a white line

![The color gradient between the block title and block body in beamer leaves a small white line to the far left of where the color-gradient bar used to be I used these four lines at the beginning of ...
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Navigation frames in sidebar

I am writing a beamer presentation and I want to show a circle for each frame on the navigation sidebar. Can this be done? Here's a MWE: \documentclass{beamer} % Set Theme \usetheme{Marburg} ...
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Footnote position in Beamer (beamerthemeshadow package)

I have the following: \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \mode<presentation> { %\usetheme{Hannover} \usepackage{beamerthemeshadow} \usetheme{boxes} } \begin{document} \begin{frame} ...
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Beamer ToC: vertical spacing compressed when making ToC in columns environment

I am trying to adapt the Beamer table of content to my needs. I use the columns environment to change the lay-out of frames with a lot of white space. This works fine in most cases, but when I use it ...
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Specify positions for top/bottom in Beamer vertical shading

MWE \documentclass{beamer} % Yes, this is a poster, if that matters in the slightest %\usepackage[orientation=portrait,size=a0]{beamerposter} \mode<presentation>{} ...
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Numbering all lines in a presentation

I would like everyline of a presentation to be numbered. Like the lineno package will do. I tried the following but it does not print line numbers. I don't see why, I know there are some \par ...
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Why \nointerlineskip if background of Beamer-color frametitle is empty?

I'm trying to read the source of Beamer default outer theme (the file beamerouterthemedefault.sty). In line 144 there is this code: \defbeamertemplate*{frametitle}{default}[1][left] { ...
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Conflict between hyperref and multiinclude using beamer class

I'm working on a presentation using the beamer class, and I have the following problem: the hyperlinks created by hyperref stop working for any slide placed after a slide that uses the \multiinclude ...
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LuaLaTeX error when compiling visual counter

I asked a question about visual counters in beamer, for which I got this answer. Now I need to compile it by LuaLaTeX in order to use the package luapersian(below code), but it returns some errors. ...
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Making \includeonlylecture{} only ignore frames but not global structure elements such as sections

I am presently preparing lecture notes in beamer. I have the lecture course structured into parts, sections etc and I would like use the numbering scheme consistently throughout the course. Without ...
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How to use sed to comment some lines in tex files (has “%” a particular meaning for sed ?)

I've been reading something in Most useful sed one-liners for TeX users which is related to my problem, but albeit interesting, it is not what I need. I have many tex (beamer class) files in ...
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Simple mini frames under frame title beamer

I have a simple black beamer template for presentations that I often use. I would like to add some simple mini frame navigation to this, but the outer theme for mini frames adds in too much extra ...
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Remove sidebar margin from title page only

I have a modified theme where I want merge Torino with a side bar. However, the sidebar space appears on my title page (left margin). More, I can't replace the side bar title, author and blue area ...
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Tikzpicture highlight on matrix in different slides

I am new to latex but I have to make a presentation in university with it (or more I want to do the presentation in LaTeX). But I am struggling with the package tikz. So my first question is ...
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No cleveref in beamer?

I am trying to get a math beamer presentation to work and it seems that cleveref is causing problems. The MWE below gives the error Paragraph ended before \@ynthm was complete In the ...
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Subfigure is not working fine into a beamer presentation -

I have this in the preamble ... \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{caption} ...
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auto-starting itemize with \item?

I frequently write slides in beamer, and besides a few macros I use (e.g. for two-column frame), I often type \begin{itemize} and \end{itemize}. What would be a nice TeXish way for either starting the ...